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Question: Where can I get value for Site:GroundTemperature:Deep? Can I get it from the weather file or anywhere else? Answer: One source is the statistics summary of the epw file (.stat file included in epw zip files). If you do not have a .stat file, y...
The easiest way is: 1) run the weather converter on the original file 2) convert the file to "EnergyPlus CSV" 3) open the EnergyPlus CSV file in your favorite spreadsheet program. 4) make the mods, saving it as CSV from the spreadsheet program. 5) ru...
The weather data by request from the EnergyPlus team was a volunteer (unpaid) activity which used Meteonorm -- a program that created weather files by interpolation based on climate data statistics. Because a number of groups now provide weather data for...
Q: I have a question about the following metrics in weather file. Can they be directly measured by some inexpensive devices? Extraterrestrial Horizontal Radiation {Wh/m2} Extraterrestrial Direct Normal Radiation {Wh/m2} Horizontal Infrared Radiation ...
The sources for all the EnergyPlus weather data are available here: http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/energyplus/weatherdata_sources.cfm
Here is a caveat about Meteonorm files: Over the last few years, a number of users have needed weather data to use with EnergyPlus where we don't have measured data (on the EnergyPlus web site: http://www.eere.energy.gov/buildings/energyplus/cfm/weathe...
Q. When I run my simulation, the weather data reported in the output file doesn't match the values in the weather file. Why is that? A. If you are reporting values hourly, the values should match. If you are reporting values sub-hourly (i.e., detail...